The ABCB has issued an Implementation Report and model guidance documents that address most of the recommendations contained in the 2018 Building Confidence Report.

These developments are the latest in an ongoing effort to address building defects and failures Australia-wide. While significant consumer and industry benefits associated with consistent adoption of the model guidance have been identified, the decision to implement the model guidance ultimately rests with state and territory governments.

In this article, W+K Construction PI specialists Nick Lux and Christy Mellifont look back at some of the key recommendations made and the features of the model guidance that address them.

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